Middle East

Amazon Web Services to open Middle East data centres by 2019

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Amazon Web Services is due to build new infrastructure and open data centres in the Middle East by early 2019, enabling customers to offer lower-latency… Read more

beIN Media agrees new three-year security deal with Irdeto

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Pay TV network beIN Media has agreed a new three-year deal with digital security specialists Irdeto. beIN will be use Irdeto’s conditional access solution and… Read more

France 24 launches HD services in Middle East

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French international news channel France 24 has launched two HD channels, France 24 HD in English and France 24 HD in Arabic, on Arabsat’s Badr… Read more

OSN launches new streaming service

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Middle East pay TV platform OSN has launched a new streaming service, Wavo, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Wavo offers a… Read more

BeIN Media secures raft of CBS content

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Middle East pay TV provider BeIN Media has struck a new multiplatform licensing deal with CBS Studios International, giving it access to a raft of… Read more

MBC Group invests in online travel company Wego

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MBC Group has invested in Middle East and North African online travel marketplace, Wego. The Middle East broadcast group said that it has invested a… Read more

Over-the-top revenues to quadruple in MENA region

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Over-the-top video revenues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are set to more than quadruple between 2016 and 2022, according to new research.… Read more

Internet ‘transforming traditional TV viewing’ in MENA

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The boom in smartphone and internet penetration is transforming traditional TV viewing patterns in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), according to Frost &… Read more

Iflix expands into MENA

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South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix has expanded into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with launches in eight territories. The service is now… Read more

Asian Netflix rival Iflix launches in Middle East in JV with Zain

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South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix is launching a version its service in the Middle East and North Africa in a joint-venture partnership with Kuwait-based mobile… Read more

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